Author Archives: Edward Dunne

About Edward Dunne

I am the Executive Editor of Mathematical Reviews. Previously, I was an editor for the AMS Book Program for 17 years. Before working for the AMS, I had an academic career working at Rice University, Oxford University, and Oklahoma State University. In 1990-91, I worked for Springer-Verlag in Heidelberg. My Ph.D. is from Harvard. I received a world-class liberal arts education as an undergraduate at Santa Clara University.

Math Reviews News

My first column appears in the February 2019 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.  The article considers the mathematics literature from the perspective of Mathematical Reviews.  Some themes that have appeared in this blog are covered in the article, … Continue reading

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Mathematical Reviews at JMM 2019: coda

Many thanks to the many people who stopped by the Mathematical Reviews booth at the AMS exhibit in Baltimore or came to the Reviewer Reception. 

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Mathematical Reviews at JMM 2019

Mathematical Reviews will be at the JMM in Baltimore.  The Joint Mathematical Meetings are always huge, with lots of great activities:  invited lectures, special sessions, editorial meetings, exhibits, and the chance to connect with old friends.  Mathematical Reviews is planning … Continue reading

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Members Only

Something for Members of the AMS AMS members can sign up for email notifications of newly added items by subject area.  You can select up to three 2-digit Mathematics Subject Classifications.  Then, about once a month, we will send you … Continue reading

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Job Postings – Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews

We are hiring!   We have three Associate Editor positions opening up for 2019.  We are looking for one new Associate Editor to start as soon as possible in 2019 and two new Associate Editors to start in late spring or summer … Continue reading

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Break on Through

The winners of the 2019 Breakthrough Prizes have been announced.  There are six recipients in mathematics: Vincent Lafforgue, Chenyang Xu, Karim Adiprasito, June Huh, Kaisa Matomäki, and Maksym Radziwill.   The laureates will receive their awards during a live televised ceremony on Sunday, November 4.   

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Open House at Mathematical Reviews – October 20, 2018

Mathematical Reviews is hosting an Open House as part of the AMS Fall Central Sectional Meeting at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.   The open house will take place Saturday, October 20 from 12:30 to 2:00pm at the Mathematical … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between publications and related publications?

In an author profile on MathSciNet, you will often see two numbers for publications:  Total Publications and Total Related Publications.  What’s the difference?  

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Mathematical Reviews at ICM 2018

The AMS and Mathematical Reviews will be at the ICM in Rio de Janeiro, August 1-9, 2018.  Mathematicians will be coming from all of the world for nine days of some of the best mathematics of today.  It will be … Continue reading

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Masaki Kashiwara awarded 2018 Kyoto Prize

Masaki Kashiwara has been awarded the 2018 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences. 

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